Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Uganda

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
26 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
35% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Not legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 2021
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